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Re: dist upgrade potato to woody 2.2 to 2.4 kernel



On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 12:49:09PM -0400, Stephen Nosal wrote:
> so, is it possible that the standard build requires a ramdisk, but if you
> 'roll your own' it is not necessary?
> 
> If the above is true, and I wish to install the standard build kernel, how
> do I go about putting together this ramdisk and configuring it correctly? is
> it as simple as an additional line in lilo? What creates the
> 'initrd-2.4.4-686' file?

    The file came with the kernel. In fact, the lilo line was made known to me
during the install by a debconf message. 

    Mike

-- 
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier@storm.ca> 
"With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. However, this is not necessarily a
good idea. It is hard to be sure where they are going to land, and it could be
dangerous sitting under them as they fly overhead." -- RFC 1925

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